Derek Johnson and Gloria Reyes to be Honored with Muriel Pipkins Awards at 15th Anniversary Event

Mentoring Positives is pleased to announce this year’s Muriel Pipkins awardees, Dr. Derek Johnson and Gloria Reyes. Each year at our anniversary event, we recognize individuals that promote positivity and influence others in our community. The award is given in honor of founder Will Green’s late mother, Muriel Pipkins, who was herself an inspiration to …

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Community Gatherings This Fall

Mentoring Positives, the Salvation Army, and the Worthington Park Neighborhood Association invite you to Community Meet & Greet events throughout the fall. All events will be held at the Salvation Army, 5:45-7 PM. Food provided by Om’s. September 24 October 22 November 12 December 10

Madison365: As Revitalization Spreads Down East Wash., Will Green Remains Staunch Advocate for Darbo-Worthington

Mentoring Positives has been embedded in Darbo Worthington on Madison’s east side for 15 years. We care about this community and see the pride, aspirations, and relationships that make it home. Madison365 recently interviewed executive director Will Green about our vision for Darbo and how the wave of development coming down East Washington Ave will …

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The Cap Times: Community celebration reflects on Mentoring Positives pilot program at La Follette High School

Read the full article Mentoring Positives, a mentoring program based in the Darbo-Worthington neighborhood that is also known for its Off the Block salsa, expanded its support to struggling La Follette High School students this semester, and has seen encouraging results. At a community event on Wednesday at the Spark Building on East Washington Avenue, …

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Madison365: Mentoring Positives Pilot Mentorship Program Growing Youth Leaders at La Follette

Madison365 recently covered the results from our pilot semester at La Follette High School, where we worked with a cohort of 13 juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating on time. “I didn’t know if I could be as impactful in a school space, but it really has been quite an impactful journey in …

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The Date Mentoring Positives 14th Anniversary Fundraiser Dec 15th 2018

In honor of Mentoring Positives’ Founder/CEO, Will Green’s mother who succumbed to breast cancer at the young age of 46. The Muriel Pipkins Award is a prestigious honor given to someone that exhibits compassion, empathy, caring, nurturing, integrity and dedication among numerous other great qualities. Ms. Pipkins was a role model and mentor to many …

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Cap Times: Will Green was expecting a $15,000 grant honoring his Madison community work; he got $175,000

Last Thursday, Will Green knew he would be honored for his community work. As a recipient of the Nan Cheney March for Justice award, presented in a ceremony at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, he would get a $15,000 grant. But he didn’t know he would leave the ceremony with a check from CUNA Mutual …

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